Felix Fritsch

Felix Fritsch

Assistant Professor in Accounting & Taxation

University of Mannheim


I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Mannheim specializing in data science and empirical accounting research. My research interests include performance measurement, incentives, data analytics, forecasting, and firms' disclosure decisions on climate change. My research seeks to understand how new technology, information, and management concepts shape working behavior and organizational design.

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Data Analytics & Machine Learning
  • ESG and Climate Change
  • Empirical archival research
  • PhD in Accounting

    Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (2022)

  • Master in Business Research & Analytics

    Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (2019)

  • Master of Finance

    Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (2017)


‘‘When Opportunism Mitigates Over-Expectations - Budgeting Biases and Profit Expectations’’, coauthored with Matthias D. Mahlendorf and Utz Schäffer; American Accounting Association, Annual Meeting, 2021
One of the recipients of the Best Management Accounting Reviewer Award at the American Accounting Association, Annual Meeting, 2021

Working Papers


Courses and supervisions

  • Research seminar preparation (PhD level, 2022, 2023)
  • Thesis supervision (Graduate level, 2021, 2022)
  • ACC40042 ‑ Managerial Accounting ‑ Tutorial (Undergraduate level, 2021)

Teaching assistance

  • Strategic Management Control (Graduate level, 2020)
  • Organization Strategy (Graduate level, 2018, 2019)
  • Restructuring and Strategic Management Control (Graduate level, 2018, 2019)
  • Managing Financial Performance (MBA level, 2018, 2019)

Talks & Presentations

Research Seminar
Paper presentation
TRR Accounting for Transparency Brownbag Seminar
Paper presentation
American Accounting Association Annual Meeting 2021
Paper presentation
GLOBAL Management Accounting Research Symposium 2021
Paper presentation
European Accounting Association Annual Congress 2021
Paper presentation